Over-65s are craving adventure on their next holiday – here's our guide to the 'grey outdoors'
AGE is just a number . . . and over-65s are craving adventure on their next holiday.
New research reveals a quarter fancy interrailing in Europe, while a third dream of a US road trip.
And six per cent are up for trekking the jungle in Peru, the poll from hotels.com found.
But with holidays still in the balance, I have been digging around for thrills a little closer to home.
HIGH IN THE SKY: Wowcher has some great deals for anyone looking for a spot of adventure.
There is a huge range of activities to choose from but I really rate the Helicopter Buzz flight for two, complete with chocolates and a glass of bubbly.
The voucher, which can be redeemed at 36 locations nationwide, is on at £59, down from £138.
RELEASE SOME STEAM: Been doing extra grandparenting?
Get rid of any tension with clay pigeon shooting.
Two can go with virginexperiencedays.co.uk for £99, down from £199.
Sign up to its news- letter for an extra ten per cent off.
SAVE: £100 and an extra £9.90 if you sign up
TAKE A TRIP: Livingsocial.co.uk is offering a great deal on its US Route 66 road trip with 14 nights, car hire, hotel stays and flights all included for £1,199, down from £2,084.58p.
You can even use this voucher up until next year.
If the price is a little hefty, nothing needs to be paid upfront — you can secure the trip with a £249 deposit.
SAVE: Up to £885.58
SUITED AND BOOTED: Paintballing is fun and relieves stress.
Groupon has a paintballing experience costing just a fiver — usually £72.45 — that lets you play with five friends and 100 paintballs each.
HEAD RUSH: Skydiving can be scary . . . and scarily expensive.
If you fancy getting a taste without the cost OR quite the terror, buyagift.com has an indoor skydiving experience for two costing £75, down from £100.
- Prices are correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers are subject to availability.
Deal of the day
CUT the price of mowing the lawn with the Powerbase 1,200W 32cm electric mower from Homebase.
Usually £59 but 15 per cent off at the moment makes it £50.15.
ENJOY a Costa Coffee latte can for just £1 at Sainsbury’s. Usually £1.75.
LINDT is selling a huge mystery box of chocolates half-price.
It said the deal is because so many of its stores were closed during the national lockdowns.
Now the 1.5kg haul of Lindor truffles and Lindt bars costs £22.50, down from £45.
You can order them from lindt.co.uk.
YOU could treat yourself with a two-pack of Greggs’ Sausage & Bean Melts, £2 at Iceland.
Or pick up Aldi’s version at just 85p for two.
Giselle’s little helper
ROKU has discounted a handful of award-winning devices, including the Streambar, Express and Streaming Stick+.
You can shop for the deals at Argos, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda, Costco, Dixons, Shop Direct, ao.com, BT and eBay.
Shop & save
BOOST your breakfast with a big box of Original Shreddies cereal for just £2 at Morrisons. Usually £3.45.
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TUBS of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream are just £3 at The Co-op until June 1. Usually £4.96.
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